A Dose of Empowerment

A Dose of Empowerment

Yesterday I bought a flask. I'm not a big drinker, and I don't plan on covertly spiking any punch bowls, but that particular style of flask had caught my attention at the same artisan's table about a month earlier. It's bound in leather stained a deep cool purple, with ornamental metalwork and inset rose decoration on the front, and strikes me as simply beautiful. I thought to myself: this is something handcrafted by a local artist, it's unique, it's something that I've never bought before, plus it's in my favorite color. 

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